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Ellsworth Huntington Quotes

It will be a vast boon to mankind when we learn to prophesy the precise dates when cycles of various kinds will reach definite stages.
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No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings.

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The buffalo is a surprisingly stupid animal.

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We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature's greatest healers.

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As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.

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After washing there was no place to pour the water except out of the window onto the heads of the people in the streets, which is the proper place to throw everything that is not wanted.

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Thus the races, though alike in their physical response to climate, may possibly be different in their mental response because they have approached America by different paths.

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Curiously enough man's body and his mind appear to differ in their climatic adaptations.

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In fact, the history of North America has been perhaps more profoundly influenced by man's inheritance from his past homes than by the physical features of his present home.

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Although mountains may guide migrations, the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.

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